1946, The Year the Bikini was Introduced
The dates seem to vary between June 5th and July 5th, but whatever the date, the Bikini was introduced in 1946 by French designer Louis Reard. For the time, a two piece bathing suit that small was unheard of because at that time a two piece for women was a halter top and shorts
1946 Baseball and Some ‘Firsts’ to Happen That Year
In this day and age of high-priced baseball players, it’s hard to believe that at one time baseball players made next to nothing. In 1946, for instance, player’s salaries were raised, ‘raised’ mind you, to $5,000 per season and not all players re…